Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

Thousands in DRC Flee Ethnic Violence, Sexual Abuse

The United Nations refugee agency says inter-ethnic violence and sexual abuse have sent more than 4,000 people from eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo fleeing to Uganda over the past three days.

The …

Nigerians Express Anger at Lawmakers’ ‘Outrageous’ Monthly Allowance

The revelation by a Nigerian senator that lawmakers in the upper house of parliament receive about $37,500 each month for personal expenses has prompted anger in the west African country, where most people live on …

UN: African Women Need Voice in Politics to Achieve Equality

The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women says gender equality in Africa can be achieved only if women and girls � especially those in rural areas � have a voice in politics and economic …

SOUTH AFRICA’S CABINET RE-AFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO FINANCIAL SECTOR DIVERSIFCATION, TRANSFORMATION

CAPE TOWN– South Africa’s Cabinet has re-affirmed its commitment to the diversification and transformation of the country’s financial sector, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

Commenting on the recent announcement by the South African Reserve Bank …

MILLIONS OF VISITORS STILL TRAVELLING AROUND SOUTH AFRICA DESPITE DROUGHT, SAYS TOURISM MINISTER

PRETORIA– Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says millions of South Africans and international tourists continue to visit and travel around South Africa, despite the current water crisis.

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